Stretford and Urmston

Methodist Circuit

Activities & Events

For Your Diary

Christmas Services

Sunday 16th December 

Sevenways Children's Service with Nativity 10:45am 

Urmston Carol Service 10:45am

Brook Road Carol Service (Candlelit) 4pm

Sevenways Carol Service (Candlelit & Stretford Brass Band) 6pm

Saturday 22nd December 

Gorse Hill Carol Service (Candlelit) 6pm

Sunday 23rd December

Cornerstone Carol Service 10:45am

Sevenways Carols Round The Crib 5pm 

Monday 24th December 

Brook Road Christingle Service 4pm

Cornerstone Midnight Communion 11:15pm 

Christmas Day

Sevenways Christmas Day Service 10am

Cornerstone Christmas Day Service 11am 

Regular Church Activities

Family

Connect. Monday 12:30pm - 2:30pm at Urmston

Connect Parent & Baby Group 

Life can be wonderfully rewarding but also very demanding and challenging for parents with young babies, but you’re not on your own….

Connect Parent & Baby Group (Stretford) is a no-agenda, all  inclusive drop-in group open to all parents of babies and toddlers aged between 0-1 years. The group provides a warm welcome and an opportunity for parents to “Connect” with other parents in their local area over a cuppa, whilst their little ones explore our collection of sensory baskets and toys.

Connect Friday 10am - 12pm at Sevenways

Connect Parent & Baby Group 

Life can be wonderfully rewarding but also very demanding and challenging for parents with young babies, but you’re not on your own….

Connect Parent & Baby Group (Stretford) is a no-agenda, all  inclusive drop-in group open to all parents of babies and toddlers aged between 0-2 years. The group provides a warm welcome and an opportunity for parents to “Connect” with other parents in their local area over a cuppa, whilst their little ones explore our collection of sensory baskets and toys.

First Sunday 1st Sunday of the Month, 10:45am - 11:45am (during church service) at Brook Road

For children, young people and their families. We explore bible themes through drama, craft and fun activites.

Messy Church One Sunday per month, 12:00pm at Sevenways

For children and their families. Exploration of bible stories through craft, drama singing and fun activities. Food is also available.

Parent and Toddler Group Monday and Wednesday, 09:30am - 11:30am at Sevenways

For pre school children and their parent/carer.

Children & Youth

Boys Brigade at Sevenways

Anchors Boys Section 6-8 Years Wednesday 6:30pm - 7:45pm

Junior Section 8 - 11 Years Wednesday 6:30pm - 7:45pm

Company Section 11 - 15 Years Wednesday 7:45pm - 9:45pm, Friday 7:30pm - 10pm

Senior Section 15 - 18 Years Friday 7:30pm - 10:30pm

The Boys' Brigade provides a balanced programme of activities for children and young people from 5 to 18 years old. These resources have been developed to help volunteer youth leaders work in a relevant and creative way. We hope through these programmes they will be able to make a positive contribution to a young person's life and be able to share their faith.

https://boys-brigade.org.uk/

Boys' Brigade Thursday 6:30pm at Cornerstone

The Boys' Brigade provides a balanced programme of activities for children and young people from 5 to 18 years old. These resources have been developed to help volunteer youth leaders work in a relevant and creative way. We hope through these programmes they will be able to make a positive contribution to a young person's life and be able to share their faith.

https://boys-brigade.org.uk/

Girls' Brigade Tuesday 6pm - 9pm (term time only) at Cornerstone

For girls aged from 4 years - 18 years. We give girls and young women a place to belong, achieve and discover Jesus in safe and friendly environments.

http://www.gb-ministries.org/

Junior Church

Children's Worship 1st Sunday of the month, 10:45am - 11:45am at Sevenways

For children aged 2 upwards to learn about Jesus from bible stories in a fun way.

Singing

Worship Band Monday 6:30pm - 7:30pm  at Cornerstone

This is a practice session held every week to prepare songs the worship band will lead in Sunday Worship. All who enjoy music or singing are welcome to come along and join our merry band.

Singing Group Monday 11am - 11:30am at Urmston

Praise Time Monday 2pm - 3pm at Cornerstone

Come and sing hymns and worship songs. This is an informal praise time and any voices are welcome.

Prayer Groups

Ecumenical Prayer Group Tuesday 10am for 30 minutes at St Matthews, Chester Road (Sevenways)

A small group of people from the local C of E and Methodist Churches meet for prayer reflection followed by cuppa and a chat.

Prayer Group 2nd Thursday of the Month 11am - 12pm at Brook Road

A mix of prayer styles appreciated by all those who attend. The group is small but it is a worthwhile experience.

Prayer Meeting Monday 10am at Urmston

Start the week with prayers and quiet time.

House Groups

Koinonia Tuesday 8pm Fortnightly at a members home (Cornerstone)

Bible study led by a Local Preacher. Look at our lives today and at bible scriptures and sing some hymns and worship songs.

House Group Thursday 7:30pm Fortnightly at a members house (Cornerstone)

Bible study group led by Local Preacher looking at how a bible passage is relevant in today's world.

Ladies Fellowship

Ladies Fellowship 1st and 3rd Thursday of the Month, 2:30pm at Brook Road

Come and spend some fellowship time and listen to a guest speaker talk about topics like Jordan, Weddings, Visits to Africa, Shoe Box Appeal and much more. The Circuit office has a list of speakers.

Third Wednesday Ladies Group 3rd Wednesday of the Month 7:30pm at Brook Road

A group for lively minded ladies of all ages. Enjoy a time of warm fellowship with the emphasis on fun, thanks to light hearted games and quizzes.

Cafés and Coffee Mornings

Cafe every Saturday from 10am to 12pm at Cornerstone

Start the weekend off with a good hearty breakfast and a chat with friends at reasonable prices or just come for a cuppa and a tea cake.

Cuppa and Chat 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month 2pm to 4pm at Cornerstone

£1 for drinks and biscuits. This is an informal couple of hours to chat, play games - scrabble, dominoes, cards and lots more.

Coffee Morning 1st Saturday of the month 10am to 12pm at Brook Road

£1 donation for drink and biscuits. There is also a raffle and bring and buy stall.

Coffee Morning 2nd Saturday of every month 10am to 11:30am at Urmston

There will be a raffle, bric-a-brac books and DVD stalls etc.

Coffee Morning 1st Saturday of the month, 10:30am to 12pm at Sevenways

Join us and enjoy a cup of coffee/tea and a friendly chat.

Café every Wednesday 10am to 12pm at Gorse Hill

Pop in for a chat drinks, toast etc. £1.50.

Social & Community

Lunch Club 1st Thursday of the month, 12pm at Sevenways

Fellowship for the elderly and people on their own to come and enjoy a friendly lunch.

Ladies Coffee Pot Circle 1st Tuesday of the month, 7:30pm - 10pm at Sevenways

Informal friendship and social group for ladies.

Carers Wednesday 10:45am once a month at Cornerstone

For people who care for relatives or friends and need time for themselves. Come and have a chat with people who have the same circumstances and enjoy a cuppa and some cake. Help and support is offered.